Charges filed in traffic death

    Hoonah, Alaska (KINY) A Hoonah man was indicted on charges of manslaughter, criminal negligent homicide and DUI.

    A grand jury returned the indictment Friday against Dylan Wiard, 26.  Alaska State Troopers said Wiard was behind the wheel of a vehicle on June 24, 2016 in a single vehicle roll over crash on Long Island Road that claimed the life of Jeffrey Turner of Florida.

    Both men had been working together in Hoonah at the time of the accident.   Long Island Road is a gravel road outside the Hoonah town limits.

     

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